World: Burkina Faso: Four French soldiers of the Barkhan Force injured

Africa Cup: Cameroon wins the prelude to Burkina Faso

 Africa Cup: Cameroon wins the prelude to Burkina Faso before the Africa Cup, the coronary regions have been stricted. At the starting game Burkina Faso lost the host cameroon - but had not available six players and the coach. © Mohamed Abd El Ghany / Reuters Due to the Coronalage , the organizers of the Africa-Cup had exposed to the football tournament in Cameroon in December, but then decided to carry out. Now cameroon won the prelude to a substitute fueled Burkina Faso 2: 1 (2: 1).

The soldiers were injured after the passage of their vehicle on an explosive gear in the north of the country. View on Euronews

Archives : militaires français de la force Barkhane patrouillant dans le village de Gorom Gorom dans le nord du Burkina Faso, le 14 novembre 2019 © Michele Cattani / AFP Archives: French military of the Barkhane force patrolling in the village of Gorom Gorom in northern Burkina Faso, November 14, 2019

Four French soldiers were wounded in Burkina Faso during the Explosion of an improvised explosive gear (FDI) at the passage of their vehicle, in the north of the country, announced this Tuesday night the French staff.

"The all-terrain vehicle exploded on an IED at the exit of Ouahigouya airport," the staff, stating that it was a "Barkhane unit on a recognition mission ".

Four French soldiers of the operation "Barkhane" injured in an explosion in Burkina Faso

 Four French soldiers of the operation © Copyright 2022, Obs Four French soldiers were injured in Burkina Faso during the explosion of an improvised explosive machine (IED ) At the passage of their vehicle, in the north of the country, announced the French staff Tuesday, January 18, to the evening. "The off-road vehicle exploded on an IED at the exit of the Ouahigouya airport," said the staff, stating that it was a "unit" Barkhane "on a recognition mission".

Four soldiers were injured, including a seriously. "They were immediately evacuated to Gao," Mali. "Those who deserve will be evacuated to France," the same source was pursued, without further details on their state of health.

The zone is rather frequented by the jihadists of GSIM (or Jnim, jihadist nebula affiliated with al-Qaeda). But "it's a transit zone, we do not have some certainties" on the origin of the machine, said the same source. The Sahel is also the prey of the Jihadists of the Eigs, linked to the Islamic State group.

The Barkhane Antidjihadist Force, presents since 2014 in Mali and whose mission is expanded to the Sahel, is at the heart of major bilateral political issues, with the backdrop of the accusations of appeal by Mali to the services of the Russian mercenaries group Wagner , as well as the reorganization of the French military presence in the country.

Burkina: a demonstration against insecurity forbidden in Ouagadougou

 Burkina: a demonstration against insecurity forbidden in Ouagadougou © Olympia of police officers in a rue de Ouagadougou during demonstrations, on November 27, 2021 A protest planned Saturday against insecurity in Burkina Faso struck by violence Jihadists, was prohibited Thursday by the Town Hall of Ouagadougou, where a previous gathering prohibited in November 2021 had given rise to violence.

last week, the junta in power in Bamako from the Putsch of August 2020 closed its borders to the States of the Organization of West African States (Cédéao), after the latter had the same to punish the project. military to maintain power for several years without election.

Like its Malian and Nigerian neighbors, Burkina Faso has also been taken since 2015 in a spiral of violence attributed to jihadist armed groups, affiliated with al-Qaeda and the EI. The army struggles to contain the violence that has made more than 2,000 deaths in six years, and compels more than 1.5 million people to flee their homes.

At least a dozen civilians were killed Saturday during an attack in northern Burkina Faso, said Sunday safe and local sources.

The head of the European diplomacy asks for the return to constitutional order in Burkina Faso .
© Reuters - Johanna Geron the head of the European diplomacy warned Wednesday, January 26 that "if the constitutional order is not restored" This would have "immediate consequences on our partnership with the country". No plenary session Finally, Wednesday, January 26, in Brussels between the Foreign Ministers of the G5 Sahel countries and the European Union because of the coup d'etat in Burkina Faso. But the ministers present spoke with the leader of the European diplomacy, Josep Borrell.

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